Evelyn Clarke: British airline stewardess plunges to her death from Dubai skyscraper

Pictured: British airline stewardess who plunged to her death from Dubai skyscraperEvelyn Clarke, 30, is believed to have fallen from the block after a night outShe died as a result of multiple injuries after falling late on Sunday Police are interviewing the last people to see her alive She is not thought to have had any personal problems Within hours of news reaching home, Facebook memorial page was set up By Francesca Infante PUBLISHED: 08:20 GMT, 9 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 10 April 2013 Evelyn Clarke is believed to have fallen from a high rising building in Dubai on Sunday A British air stewardess plunged to her death from a high-rise building in Dubai. Evelyn Clarke, 28, died from multiple injuries after she fell from a tower block window late on Sunday

Tycoon accused of taking 300m from British investors faces freeze on assets after failing to build luxury homes

Tycoon accused of taking 300m from British investors faces freeze on assets after failing to build luxury homes Former bankrupt David Ames could be forced to stop trading this weekLegal papers will be lodged to freeze the assets of Harlequin PropertyCompany paid tennis star Pat Cash to appear in its promotional materialHarlequin Property failed to make interest payments to investors By Russell Myers and Sharon Churcher PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 2 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 3 March 2013 David Ames is alleged to have collected millions of pounds for ambitious building projects in the Caribbean and Brazil A businessman accused of taking 300 million of British investors’ money – and failing to build thousands of luxury properties – could be forced to stop trading this week. Former bankrupt David Ames is alleged to have collected millions of pounds for ambitious building projects in the Caribbean and Brazil, but less than 300 properties have so far been built

Happy New Year! Spectacular pictures show countries across the globe celebrating the arrival of 2013

Goodbye 2012! Enjoy the New Year in these spectacular pictures as countries across the globe celebrate the arrival of 2013Swimmers brave freezing temperatures to take part in New Year's Day dips across the world Members of grenadier corps in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, fire 12 shots with a cannon at 8amCentral Pacific Ocean island of Kiritimati (Christmas Island) first to usher in the New YearSydney saw 2013 at 1pm GMT, with some 1.5 million people attending the city's eventsIn Philippines a child fights for life and more than 400 people hurt by firecrackers and gunfire in celebrationsThe increasingly democratic Myanmar – also known as Burma – celebrated with its first ever public countdownMoscow's Red Square was filled with spectators as fireworks exploded near the Kremlin to welcome the new year200,000 turn out in Shanghai to witness the 4D light show and lighting up of historical buildingsMulticolored fireworks danced up and down the world's tallest building – the Burj Khalifa – in Dubai The festive mood in New Delhi has been marred by the death of a young rape victim on Saturday More than 1 million people will pack into New York's streets for the traditional crystal ball drop in Times SquareAmerican Samoa will be the last place on Earth to herald in the New Year on Tuesday at 11am GMT | UPDATED: 16:07 GMT, 1 January 2013 Major celebrations to welcome the new year have taken place in some of the world's most iconic locations throughout today.

Here comes 2013! Sydney is first major world city to celebrate as New Year spreads across the globe

Goodbye 2012! Enjoy the New Year in these spectacular pictures as countries across the globe celebrate the arrival of 2013Central Pacific Ocean island of Kiritimati (Christmas Island) first to usher in the New YearSydney saw 2013 at 1pm GMT, with some 1.5 million people attending the city's eventsThe increasingly democratic Myanmar – also known as Burma – celebrated with its first ever public countdownMoscow's Red Square was filled with spectators as fireworks exploded near the Kremlin to welcome the new yearMulticolored fireworks danced up and down the world's tallest building – the Burj Khalifa – in Dubai The festive mood in New Delhi has been marred by the death of a young rape victim on Saturday More than 1 million people will pack into New York's streets for the traditional crystal ball drop in Times SquareAmerican Samoa will be the last place on Earth to herald in the New Year on Tuesday at 11am GMT | UPDATED: 04:36 GMT, 1 January 2013 Major celebrations to welcome the new year have taken place in some of the world's most iconic locations throughout today. Lavish and expensive fireworks lit up skylines in Sydney, Hong Kong and Shanghai and even the once-isolated country of Myanmar – also known as Burma – joined the countdown party for the first time in decades.

Historic photographs document how Alaska"s Inuit Eskimos survived some of the world"s coldest winters

Inside the life of the Inuit: Extraordinary photographs document how Alaska's Eskimos survived the cruelest of winters | UPDATED: 07:29 GMT, 25 December 2012 An extraordinarily collection of rarely seen photographs capturing Alaska's Eskimos document the hard but persevering survival of the people commonly known as the hunters of the Arctic. Photographed between 1909 and 1932, the collection offers a rare glimpse in the natives' everyday life from hunting polar bears, to building igloos, to their personal dwellings inside.

"Plebgate": Building bridges with the police – the Mitchell way… Kiss comes as Yard arrests another man over leaks

Building bridges with the police – the Mitchell way! Kiss comes as Yard arrests another man over 'Plebgate' leaks Scotland Yard has 30 officers investigating claims of a conspiracyAndrew Mitchell challenging 'completely untrue' allegations that he called Downing Street officers 'f****** plebs'David Cameron 'furious' at reports an off duty officer tried to 'blacken the name of a Cabinet minister'CCTV footage casts doubt on account in leaked police log | UPDATED: 23:51 GMT, 20 December 2012 Andrew Mitchell was yesterday eager to prove he had put his problems with the police behind him – by planting a kiss on the cheek of a female officer. Mr Mitchell made the awkward gesture to Chief Superintendent Lorraine Bottomley after visiting a police station in his constituency. He said he had been visiting the local police and other emergency services for the past 11 years to thank them for keeping the community safe ‘while many of us are putting our feet up over Christmas’.

China building collapse: Desperate search for survivors after six-storey residential building collapses in China

Desperate search for survivors after six-storey residential building collapses in China One woman pulled from the rubble later died at hospitalAt least one other trapped in the debrisFamilies complained of 'cracks' and were told to evacuate on the morning of the disaster | UPDATED: 18:39 GMT, 16 December 2012 A desperate rescue operation is ongoing in east China's Zhejiang Province after a six-storey building collapsed today. One woman has died in the accident, with at least one other woman believed to be buried in the rubble. It is unknown if she is alive at present

Now police must hunt down the man who DID rape us: Two British women call for new investigation after seeing suspect they said was innocent finally…

Now police must hunt down the man who DID rape us: Two British women call for new investigation after seeing suspect they said was innocent finally cleared Derick Crawford was accused of raping the two women two years ago The October 2010 attacks were identical and carried out two days apart Both alleged victims said Crawford wasn't the man who attacked them They claim authorities on the island were more concerned with protecting its reputation as a tourist's paradise than investigating the sex attacks | UPDATED: 23:25 GMT, 13 December 2012 A man accused of raping two British women in Barbados has been cleared of all charges after the victims protested his innocence. Dr Rachel Turner, 30, and Diane Davies, 63, were convinced Derick Crawford was not the man who attacked them.

Read all about it: First glimpse inside British Library"s new home for its UK national newspaper collection

Read all about it: First glimpse inside British Library's new home for its UK national newspaper collectionCulture Minister Ed Vaizey was given a sneak peek of the British Library's new Newspaper Storage Building at Boston Spa, Wetherby, West YorkshireThe state of the art facility will be controlled by robotic shelves and features humidity, temperature and oxygen controls | UPDATED: 23:50 GMT, 13 December 2012 With its neck-achingly high ceilings and vast amounts of space, this giant warehouse could be used to store almost anything. But this is no ordinary building – it will soon be packed to the rafters with millions and millions of pages of local and national newspapers from as far back as the 16th century. Culture Minister Ed Vaizey was given a first glimpse at the British Library's enormous new Newspaper Storage Facility at Boston Spa, near Wetherby, West Yorkshire.

Hundreds of teen tearaways will face military-style boot camps staffed by soldiers to teach them self-discipline

Hundreds of teen tearaways will face military-style boot camps staffed by soldiers to teach them self-discipline | UPDATED: 07:52 GMT, 7 December 2012 Unruly youngsters will be sent to ‘boot camps’ staffed by former soldiers to teach them self-discipline, ministers will announce today.